What are cookies, web beacons and similar technologies?
Like most sites, our website uses small data files that are saved on your computer, tablet or mobile device (collectively referred to as your "device") to record certain data each time you visit or interact. with websites, services, applications, messages and website tools.
The specific names and types of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies may change over time. To help you better understand these rules and the website's use of these technologies, some terms and their definitions are given below.
- Cookies: small text files (usually made up of letters and numbers) that are saved in the memory of the browser or of the user's device when they visit a site or view a message.
Cookies allow a site to recognize a particular device or browser.
There are different types of cookies:
Session cookies expire at the end of the browser session and allow the website to link user actions during that specific session.
Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain stored on the user's device even after the end of the browser session and allow you to remember your preferences or actions within multiple sites.
Proprietary cookies are set by the site you are visiting.
Third-party cookies are set by a third-party site other than the site you are visiting.
Cookies can be disabled or removed using the tools available in most browsers. Cookie preferences must be set separately for each browser used, as each of them offers specific features and options.
- Web beacons: small images, also known as "pixel tags" or "clear GIFs", that our website may include on its sites, services, applications, messages and tools. Web beacons can be used by the website for different purposes, including measuring the performance of its sites, monitoring the number of visitors and how they are navigated, calculating how many emails sent are actually opened, monitoring the effectiveness of advertising. o calculate the number of items, articles or links actually viewed.
- Similar technologies for data storage: technologies that store data in the browser or device using locally shared objects or local storage, such as flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies and other software methods for web applications. These technologies work in all browsers. In some cases the use of local storage cannot be fully managed by browsers, but requires management through specific tools. Our website may use similar data storage technologies to ensure the security of the user's account or to detect irregularities in behavior and avoid unauthorized access to the user's account or to evaluate the performance of sites, services, applications or website tools. our website does not use these data storage technologies to adapt advertising on its own sites and outside them to the user's profile.
The terms "cookies" and "similar technologies" can be used indiscriminately in the rules of the website in reference to all the technologies used to store data in the user's browser or device or to technologies that collect data or that allow the user to be identified. in the manner described above.
Certain functions, services, applications and tools of the site are available only through the use of these technologies. You can block, delete or disable these technologies at any time if your browser or device allows it. However, if you do not accept cookies or other similar technologies, you may not be able to use certain functions, services, applications or tools of the site. You may also need to enter your password multiple times during the same session. For more information on how to block, delete or disable these technologies, refer to the online help of your browser, add-on feature, application or device.
In general, these technologies allow the websites, services, applications and tools of the website to store important data in the user's browser or device and to consult them subsequently. They are not used to store the user's personal data, but to identify him on internal servers or systems. If applicable, cookies or other similar technologies are protected so that only authorized service providers can interpret them by assigning them a unique identifier intended only for interpretation by the website. The user's personal data is not stored in cook